Date & Time:
Schedule: Senior Session July

Description:

Seniors sail and kayak in the crisp, morning air. Submerge yourself in hands-on marine education activities to bring your waterfront experience full circle in the afternoon or this week-long adventure.

Grades 6-8

Date & Time: Monday - Friday Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: July 8-12 Registered Cadette Girl Scouts Only

Description:

Cadettes sail and kayak in the crisp, morning air. Submerge yourself in hands-on marine education activities to bring your waterfront experience full circle in the afternoon or this week-long adventure.

Grades 1 & 2

Date & Time: Monday - Friday Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: Jun 25 - Aug 24 1-Week Sessions

Description:

An introduction to marine habitats through beach exploration, marine animal discovery and taste of sailing.

Grades 3 & 4

Date & Time: Monday - Friday Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: Jun 24 - Aug 23 1-Week Sessions

Description:

Explore the estuary on kayaks and sailboats, engage marine animals, fish, and participate in fun educational STEM activities. Sailing experiences include a Christeen sail and half-day sailing instruction on Optis or Sonars each day.

Grades 5 & 6

Date & Time: Monday - Friday Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: Jun 24 - Aug 23 1-Week Sessions

Description:

First Mates explore local marine wildlife with naturalists and sail Optis or Sonars under the guidance of instructors. We provide a comfortable learning environment for all sailors novice through advanced.

Grades 7 & 8

Date & Time: Monday - Friday Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: Jun 24 - Aug 16 1-Week Sessions

Description:

Naturalists lead a variety of activities promoting environmental stewardship, such as oceanography, fishing, kayaking and dredging for local benthic marine life aboard Christeen.

Grades 9 - 12

Date & Time: Monday - Friday Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: Jun 24 - Aug 16 1 & 2 Week Sessions 2 Week Price (includes overnight trip) $1250

Description:

Advanced marine research activities, SUPs, kayaks, and adventure sailing in keelboats culminates with an overnight cruising expedition. Overnight expedition occurs during 2 week sessions only.

Grade 6 - 8

Date & Time: Monday - Friday Half Day, 1pm-4pm
Schedule: Jun 24 - Aug 16 1-Week Sessions

Description:

Half-day kayak excursions throughout West Harbor and Oyster Bay include adventures in teamwork, navigation and marine science.

Grades 3 & 4 (including age 7)

Date & Time: SUMMER (Monday - Friday) Half Day, 9am - 12pm
Schedule: SUMMER: (Two-week sessions) Session 1: June 24 - July 5 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 8 - July 19 Session 3: July 22 - August 2 Session 4: August 5 - August 16

Description:

A great introduction to sailing for our youngest students. Small classes allow for individualized instruction providing a safe and fun environment to develop confidence on the water. Each sailor may enroll in multiple sessions until they are ready for Opti Basic.

Grades 4 - 8

Date & Time: SPRING & FALL (Mondays or Saturdays) Monday: 3:30pm - 5:30pm OR Saturday: 2pm - 4pm SUMMER (Monday - Friday) Half Day, 1pm - 4pm
Schedule: SPRING: (Mondays or Saturdays) May 6 - June 22 Mondays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm Saturdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm SUMMER: (Two-week sessions) Session 1: June 24 - July 5 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 8 - July 19 Session 3: July 22 - August 2 Session 4: August 5 - August 16 FALL: (Mondays or Saturdays) September 7 - October 14 Mondays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm Saturdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Description:

For beginner and novice sailors. This class offers the ideal platform for children to become comfortable with the sport of sailing as they learn to skipper their own boat! Each sailor may enroll in multiple sessions until they are ready for Opti Prep.

Grades 5 - 9

Date & Time: SPRING & FALL (Mondays or Saturdays) Monday: 3:30pm - 5:30pm OR Saturday: 2pm - 4pm SUMMER (Monday - Friday) Half Day, 1pm - 4pm
Schedule: SPRING: (Mondays or Saturdays) May 6 - June 22 Mondays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm Saturdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm SUMMER: (Two-week sessions) Session 1: June 24 - July 5 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 8 - July 19 Session 3: July 22 - August 2 Session 4: August 5 - August 16 FALL: (Mondays or Saturdays) September 7 - October 14 Mondays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm Saturdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Description:

Sailors refine their skills and are introduced to new concepts including racing and advanced boat-handling. This class is designed to prepare young sailors for competition. Each sailor may enroll in multiple sessions until they are ready to join the WFC Race Team.

Grades 7 -12

Date & Time: SUMMER (Monday - Friday) Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: SUMMER: (Two-week sessions) Session 1: June 24 - July 5 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 8 - July 19 Session 3: July 22 - August 2 Session 4: August 5 - August 16

Description:

420 Prep introduces the basics of double-handed dinghy sailing. Sailors learn advanced skills including spinnaker handling, trapeze, and crew work. Continue refining the skills gained in this class by joining High School Sailing in the fall. Each sailor may enroll in multiple sessions until they are ready to join the WFC Race Team.

Grades 7 - 12

Date & Time: SPRING & FALL SEASON Practice: Monday - Friday from 3:30pm - 6:00pm Regattas: Saturdays & Sundays
Schedule: SPRING 2019 Rigging: March 4 - 8 Practice: March 11 - May 22 First Regatta: TBA FALL 2019 Rigging: September 5 - 7 Practice: September 9 - November 2 First Regatta: TBA

Description:

WFC is proud to offer the premier open-access High School Sailing Program on Long Island! Sailors of all skill-levels are invited to join and experience race training in our 420s.

Grades 7 - 10

Date & Time: SUMMER (Monday - Friday) Half Day, 1pm - 4pm
Schedule: SUMMER: (Two-week sessions) Session 1: June 24 - July 5 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 8 - July 19 Session 3: July 22 - August 2 Session 4: August 5 - August 16

Description:

The twin-hulls and low draft of our Hobie Waves provide a stable, yet exciting boat for learning the concepts of catamaran sailing. New sailors have room to grow while experienced sailors develop self-reliance and confidence sailing with partners. A great choice for those interested in recreational sailing.

Grades 4 - 10

Date & Time: SPRING & FALL (Saturdays) Saturday: 9am - 4pm SUMMER (Monday - Friday) Full Day, 9am - 4pm
Schedule: SPRING: (Saturdays) May 4 - June 29 Saturdays from 9:00am - 4:00pm SUMMER (Three-week sessions) Full Season: July 1 - August 16 (program on July 4th) Session 1: July 1 - July 26 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 22 - August 16 FALL: (Saturdays) September 2 - November 2 Saturdays from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Description:

Excited for a new challenge after completing Opti Prep? This full-day program trains sailors through skill-based drills as they prepare for regattas around Long Island Sound. Our experienced coaches ensure your sailor has the skill to compete against the best racers in our area!

Grades 8 -12

Date & Time: SPRING & FALL See High School Sailing for more information. SUMMER (Monday-Friday) Monday - Friday, from 9am - 4pm (Plus travel regattas.)
Schedule: SPRING & FALL See High School Sailing for more information. SUMMER (Three-week sessions) Full Summer Season:  July 1 - August 16 (program on July 4th) Session 1: July 1 - July 26 (program on July 4th) Session 2: July 22 - August 16

Description:

During the summer, sailors take advantage of full-day practices and focus on spinnaker, trapeze, and boat-handling while learning and fortifying tactics and strategy. The team travels around Long Island and Connecticut to numerous regattas before attending the JSA 420 Championship in August.

Grades 9 -12

Date & Time: SPRING & FALL See High School Sailing for more information. SUMMER June 15 - July 13; Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 4:30pm - 7:30pm and Saturdays from 4:00pm - 7:00pm July 17 - August 24; Wednesdays & Thursdays from 4:30pm - 7:30pm and Saturdays from 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Schedule: SPRING & FALL See High School Sailing for more information. SUMMER Full Summer Season:  June 15 - August 24

Description:

Learn big boat racing skills aboard Sonars and J105s with evening practices, weekday and overnight regattas.

8-14

Date & Time: Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm
Schedule: Spring : March 6th- June 5th
Fall : To be determined

Description:

This program is a great way to incorporate more science into your homeschooling curriculum.

Grades: 4-6

Date & Time: Wednesdays: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Schedule: Spring: April 11 - May 30, Fall: Sept 19 - Nov 7

Description:

Students will participate in STEM activities through hands on challenges.

Grades: K - 2 & 3 - 5

Date & Time: Morning: 9:30 -11:30am Afternoon 12:00pm -2:00pm Full day 9:30am -2:00pm (8:30 Early Drop-Off available: $5 per drop-off)
Schedule: Monday April 2 - Friday April 6

Description:

The WaterFront Center offers a variety of programs during April recess keeping minds engaged through fun, STEM-based constructive learning.

2.5 - 4

Date & Time: Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm
Schedule: September 5 thru November 21

Description:

This adult and child program is the perfect introduction to what's under the sea!

All Ages of Junior Summer Participates

Date & Time: Available Monday - Friday
Early Drop-Off: 8am - 9am
Late Pick-up: 4pm - 6pm
Schedule: June 25 - August 24th
Sign Up at least 24 hours in advance.

Description:

Extended Day offers supervised care that may include beach activities, fishing, or crafts before and after the Junior Summer Program day.Sign Up at least 24 hours in advance.

(For Junior Summer families only)

Date & Time: Sailing: Wednesdays 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kayaking: Thursdays 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Schedule: June 25 - August 24th
Sign Up at least 24 hours in advance

Description:

This unique experience lets your child or children lead the way as they show off their new skills on an adventure around West Harbor.

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